Working with the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) http://www.taps.org/, TU's Veterans Service Partnership hosted 2 great days of fly fishing in the Paradise Valley south of Livingston, Montana.
Conservation Dogs Enter the Battle Against Zebra Mussels!
Dogs trained by an organization based in Three Forks, Montana are being utilized to sniff out Zebra mussels in watercraft. Preventing the spread of Zebra mussels by watercraft is one of the primary focus points in the effort to control the spread of this deadly invasive species, and preliminary r
Veterans Service Partnership and TAPS Host Montana Fly Fishing Trip
TU's Veterans Service Partnership (VSP) and the Tragedy Assistance Program for Surivors http://www.taps.org are collaborating on a Montana trip for men who have lost loved ones in military service.
VSP Partners with Project Healing Waters on Wounded Warrior Veteran Fly Fishing Trip
TU's Veterans Service Partnership partnered with Project Healing Waters recently to provide a fly fishing trip for 8 wounded warrior Vets to Slough Creek in Yellowstone National Park.
The therapeutic energy of fly fishing for trout in the mountains and around moving water is well proven, and nowhere was this more evident than during the TU Veterans Service Partnership's recent trip to Yellowstone Park and Silvertip Ranch on Slough Creek.
Salmonflies are out on the Big Hole River, and the fishing has been excellent!
Texas Implements New Boat Cleaning Regulations to Stop AIS
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission has approved a new regulation requiring that all boats operating on public fresh water anywhere in Texas be drained before leaving or approaching a lake or river to help combat the further spread of zebra mussels and other invasive species.http://youtu.be/ [ READ MORE... ]
Opening day in Montana on my favorite "no name" small stream!
.....as boaters head to the launch, they want to be sure they're not putting the ecosystem at risk. Last year 15,000 boats entered Lake Tahoe, and every one of them had the potential to bring an invasive species.
One could make the case that the Madison-Gallatin Chapter of Trout Unlimited is the “Keeper of the Crown Jewels” of North American trout rivers and streams.